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Latest timber industry news, updated on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Farm forestry and firewood expo

NORTHERN United Forestry Group (NUFG) - a not-for-profit community group with a focus on growing trees for sawlogs and firewood - will host the South Eastern Australia 2011 Farm Forestry and Firewood Expo at the City of Greater Bendigo's 242 hectare Huntly plantation, 15km north of Be
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Major forestry conference

ANZIF 2011 (the joint conference of the Institute of Foresters of Australia (IFA) and New Zealand Institute of Forestry) is being held at Sky City, Auckland, from 2-5 May. The theme for the event is 'Pacific Forestry'.
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Japanese importation of logs, lumber and plywood in 2011 is likely to be the highest it has been since 2008

Japan is in urgent need of pre-fabricated houses and manufactured wood products in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country in early March. Longer term, it can be expected that imports of commodity products such as plywood, lumber and logs will increase to this
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Bioenergy Business Breakfast

THE DEPARTMENT of Primary Industries (DPI) and Sustainability Victoria invites you to attend the 5th Victorian Bioenergy Business Breakfast on 6 April from 7.30-10am.
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Single voice for Australia’s forest and paper industry

Australia's two peak forest product industry bodies on Monday night announced they will recommend to their members that the groups merge to form a single industry association for the forest, wood, pulp and paper sectors.
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New USA guest speaker for FIEA Australia Wood Energy Conference

DAVE ATKINS, of the USDA Forest Service, has recently been confirmed to speak at the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) Conference on Residues to Revenues in Melbourne in April.
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New USA guest speaker for FIEA Australia Wood Energy Conference

DAVE ATKINS, of the USDA Forest Service, has recently been confirmed to speak at the Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) Conference on Residues to Revenues in Melbourne in April.
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WORKSHOP: Generating renewable energy from forest residues: Opportunities, challenges and the latest research

As Australia searches for renewable energy sources and alternatives to emission-intensive energy production, there is an ever-growing opportunity for bioenergy.
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ForestWorks response to South Australian Forest Industry Strategy Directions 2011 – 2015

ForestWorks, the Industry Skills Council for the forest, wood, paper and timber products, wishes to respond to the South Australian Forest Industry Strategy Directions 2011 – 2015 draft for consultation.
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